Reporting Off Key in Anthem Protest Controversy

Washington Post columnist Marc Thiessen’s Sept. 25 column was full of fury and righteous indignation, with his strongest rhetorical thunder aimed at athletes who dared...

Susan Barnes…The Dumbest Thing I Ever Did On Computer

I just upgraded to Windows 7, and the way I did it was the dumbest thing I've ever done to this computer. What saved...

Rev. S. Todd Yeary, Ph.D…A Tragic Indifference

Once again, the United States Congress has failed to correct the government’s modern institutional injustice against Black farmers. After years of racist neglect of...

A Few Plays From LeBron’s Playbook for Everyday Employees

LeBron James is unquestionably an NBA superstar. He might not wear a cape like Laker's player Dwight Howard, but he has been dubbed "King...

Baltimore’s Consent Decree Will Not Lead to Reform

It matters not whether the “Consent Decree” between the Baltimore City Police and the U.S. Justice Department is delayed.  It matters not whether Mayor...

Restraining the Cost of Prescription Drugs

Federally approved generic drugs are critically important to the health of the American people.  These federally regulated, lower-cost generic drugs now account for 86...

Focus on Poverty, not the Middle Class

Several of us were sharing our views on radio Sunday night with Gary Byrd when my friend and colleague Cash Michaels urged us to...

What You Need to Know About Maryland Health Care

Health care can be confusing, especially with all of the conflicting information being circulated at the federal level. Yet Marylanders can rest assured that...

Child Watch: Children’s Health on the Chopping Block

(NNPA) — Like many parents, California mother Anne-Marie Skinner knows “accidents happen.”  Her active, athletic teenagers - Constance and Lucas - are both involved...

Buy Fresh Food from Local Maryland Farmers

Did you know that Maryland’s largest commercial industry is agriculture? Producing billions of dollars annually in revenue for the state and employing over 350,000...

D.C., Prince George’s Battle to Shape up Public Schools

What prompted former Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin to tweet “unflippingbelieveable,” about MSNBC’s host Melissa Harris-Perry? Gun control, gay marriage, or immigration? No, it’s...

The Continuing Fight for the Rights to Vote

Last week, a panel of the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously rebuked the North Carolina legislature for acting with "discriminatory intent" in passing...